Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Belief, philosophy: attitude of considering a sentence to be true. Unlike religious faith belief is linked to the assessment of probabilities. See also belief, religious belief, propositional attitudes, intensions, probability, belief degrees.
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IV 103
Belief / Strawson: to understand beliefs, we need the concept of action. - We do not first learn how the world is and then learn how we can reshape our relationship to her.
IV 113
Belief / Strawson: most beliefs do not start on personal experience with reality. -> Convention - some beliefs must be general. - They must be able to be in conflict with others. - ((s) Then no belief about a totality is possible?)
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Meggle I 276/77
Strawson: tautology: that someone who says p, also believes that p. HungerlandVsStrawson: not necessarily. He can speak incorrectly or with intent to deceive.
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Strawson IV 129
Belief/Wittgenstein: if we start to believe, then not a simple sentence, but a whole system of sentences.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981

Grice: > Meg I
G. Meggle (Hg)
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung Frankfurt/M 1979

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27